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Torrevieja Market to Finally Relocate

The local street market in Torrevieja (Alicante) will finally relocate to a new designated site away from the town centre. The move has been pending for many years, but will finally take place on the 12th of May, relocating to a purpose-built area near to the local waterpark and hypermarket shopping centres. Traditionally, the market, […]
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Nuclear Warning System Being Overhauled

The Interior Ministry has signed a contract with the Madrid-based company VEMEC, to overhaul and manage the nation´s warning system that activated in the event of a nuclear disaster. Despite the five operational nuclear...
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Teacher Acquitted of Sexual Assault

A court has acquitted a physical education teacher at a school in Finestrat (Alicante) who was accused of molesting five girls aged between 6 and 10 years old. The tenth section of the Audiencia...
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Seven Drownings this Spring

Seven people have drowned across the Comunitat Valenciana in the first 4 months of the year, according to the National Drowning Report from the Spanish Royal Federation of Rescue and Rescuers. The Valencia figure...
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Light Aircraft Crash in Malaga

Three people have been killed when a light aircraft crashed in the Malaga town of Canillas de Aceituno. The incident occurred at around 16:30 on Saturday afternoon when the plane, which was flying from...
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Robbers who Preyed on Elderly Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil in Calpe (Alicante) have arrested two people accused of defrauding up to 9,000 euro for elderly victims. Officers were conducting a routine patrol when they observed a young man...
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25,000 Brits Left Spain

The President of the Valencia Region, Ximo Puig, has blamed Brexit uncertainty as for the reason why 25,000 British immigrants have left the region to return to their native country, according to the latest data...
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Orihuela Police Research Pirate Taxis

Orihuela local police, along with colleagues from other forces and interested parties, have been taking part in a seminar offering information and advice regarding so-called “pirate” taxis. Unlicensed vehicles doing frequent “airport runs” are...
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Syrian Refugees Arrive in Spain

A total of 56 Syrian refugees have arrived in Spain from Turkey in compliance with the National Resettlement Program, as reported by the Interior Ministry. They will be welcomed in Sevilla (7), Malaga (25),...
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Brandy Record Broken in Elche

An 81-year-old retiree from Elche (Alicante) has gained a place in the Guinness World Records for owning more bottles of Brandy than anybody else in the world. The certificate was issued by the institution...
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Alicante Bingo Hall Evacuated

Some 200 people were evacuated from a bingo hall in the centre of Alicante on Thursday after a fire broke out. The city was celebrating a local holiday and so the venue was busier than normal, but luckily nobody was injured in the blaze attended by the...
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